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From: Tom Tromey <tromey@cygnus.com>
To: Colin McCormack <colin@field.medicine.adelaide.edu.au>
Cc: Tom Tromey <tromey@cygnus.com>, java-discuss@sourceware.cygnus.com
Subject: Re: Implementation Q
Date: Sat, 01 Apr 2000 00:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200003050805.AAA02286@ferrule.cygnus.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200003050036.QAA18810@cygnus.com>

>> Anyway, yes, not supporting rtti makes it hard to link gcj code to
>> existing C++ libraries which rely on rtti.  Fixing gcj is the best
>> approach.  If you need it in a timely way, as always, you'll probably
>> have to write it yourself...

Colin> One could, I suppose, make typeinfo for a Java class be the
Colin> same as that for void, or create some other opaque thing -
Colin> JavaClass or something.

Colin> How does that strike you, as an initial approximation?

Of course I'd prefer to see a full implementation.
A dummy implementation just papers over the problem... presumably code
that relies on rtti expects it to mean something.

Tom

  parent reply	other threads:[~2000-04-01  0:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2000-04-01  0:00 ` Tom Tromey
2000-04-01  0:00   ` Colin McCormack
     [not found]   ` <200003050013.QAA16307@cygnus.com>
2000-04-01  0:00     ` Tom Tromey
     [not found]       ` <200003050036.QAA18810@cygnus.com>
2000-04-01  0:00         ` Tom Tromey [this message]
2000-04-01  0:00       ` Colin McCormack
2000-04-01  0:00       ` Colin McCormack
2000-04-01  0:00 Colin McCormack

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